Monday, 23 September 2019

Elegant monotone card

Black and white are so elegant when we put them together, classic, timeless and just lovely. So today I am sharing a stunning Black and White card with you.

I was inspired by a card I saw on Instagram. The lady used different stamps to me from a totally different company but the colours and shapes just grabbed my attention so I recreated it using my Stampin' Up! it is totally different but inspired.
I do have a quick full step by step video tutorial for you so why not grab a fresh cuppa, get comfy and enjoy the video. 

Happy stamping xxx Amanda


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Saturday, 21 September 2019

Christmas journal insert, tag & gift card holder

I love anything that resembles an album or journal ...I love making journal insterts too. Today project can be a card alternative, a journal insert, a tag holder AND a gift card holder... How much versatility do ya need ?

I went to town wit toile tidings DSP, Natures beauty and Itty Bitty Christmas stamp sets. An easy design for you to follow and embellish to your own style. Watching my You tube video to see how to make the base and get ideas on decoration ...but it really is up to you .

Measurements and products used are listed below for your convenience …. most of all … have fun creating.

happy crafting xxx Amanda

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Base using 12 x 12 card scor at 3 - 6 and 9" turn one turn to right and score at 4 1/4"

Dsp for large panels cut to 2 7/8 x 7 5/8 "

DSP for small pocket panels 2 7/8 x 4 1/4"

Long tags cut to 7 1/2 x 2 1/2"  layer with card cut to 2 3/8 x 7 3/8"

Stampin' For All colour challenge

Happy Saturday, and here we have another great colour challenge for you to try. We create these every week for our facebook forum group Stampin' for All.

These colours were inspired by the Let It Snow designer series papers from Stampin' Up ... but I think these colours are totally an all year round combo.

Give it a try and have fun creating.

Happy stamping xxx Amanda

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Northern lights technique.

I saw this fab technique on a Stampin' Up! demonstrator forum and just knew I had to try it. Its called the Northern lights technique. I thinks its awesome fun so thought I would share it with you today.

I have a fab fun Youtube video so you can see how to do this inky technique.

I do hope you will give it a try... happy messy stamping xxx Amanda

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Monday, 16 September 2019

Boxed journal gift set Stampin' Up! pressed Petals suite.

I love making journals so when I saw Stampin' Up! had a ready made journal for sale I had to have a look. A small sized Journal perfect to fit in your handbag and packed with fantastic pages for writing, loaded with pretty images and inspirational sayings. Perfect for a gift this Christmas or at any time of the year.

To make the journal even better I added some love... some crafty additions and created a custom sized and decorated gift box to place it in.

Everything I used is from the Pressed Petals suite in the 2019-2020 annual catalogue I will leave links below.

I have a full process video to share what I did to create both the box and the journal. Spot the blunder !! There generally is one in my tutorials but I like to keep it real. Crafted projects are made with love not perfection is my philosophy.

So grab a fresh cuppa, get comfy and enjoy the tutorial.

Huge hugs x Amanda

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2 pieces of card cut to 7 1/2 x 7 1/4" score each one on long side at 7/8 and 6 5/8"
turn and score each piece on short side at 7/8 and 6 3/8".
cut and assemble as per youtube video above.